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Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Shichi-Go-San「七五三」Festival: November Cuteness in Japan

Now that the summer is reaching to an end, it is maybe time to find travel inspiration for November. November is my favorite month, when spent in Japan. The air is crisp, but not cold yet. The typhoons are a forgotten nightmare. The sun shines over the leaves changing color. The weather is so beautiful, that...
Moroccan flavour at Riad Khol in Marrakech

Moroccan flavour at Riad Khol in Marrakech

David Report has been in Morocco and we went to Marrakech the last two days of the trip where we stayed at the very nice Riad Khol. This riad is based inside the Marrakech medina and has a fantastic Moroccan flavour. Riad Khol is a private residence where the owner allows special guests to have the exclusive pleasure...
Peluqueria Francesa AKA Boulevard Lavaud in Santiago de Chile

Peluqueria Francesa AKA Boulevard Lavaud in Santiago de Chile

During a former trip to Santiago de Chile David Report visited Boulevard Lavaud AKA Peluqueria Francesa. The mixed French hairdressing salon and restaurant is situated in the Barrio Yungay; a district situated just outside the city center  with a historic charm which gives you a taste of the old Santiago. Barrio Yungay has a small-town feel with a nostalgic air...
25hours hotel in Zürich by Alfredo Häberli

25hours hotel in Zürich by Alfredo Häberli

Argentinian born designer Alfredo Häberli has just finalized the 25hours hotel in Zürich. The corridor walls are painted purple, and it still smells slightly of fresh paint. There are already dangling naughty door signs, one of them says: “I need help with the agenda – please clean”. In the entrance a frog-green carpet with abstract patterns welcomes...
The Moke is back with Michael Young

The Moke is back with Michael Young

It has been over 20 years since the last Moke rolled off the assembly line in Portugal. The world has changed dramatically over this time. It is time again for the Moke to bring smiles to thousands of people who have yet to experience the fun of driving the Moke. Throughout the 70’s & 80’s...
The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

The dream of self-sufficiency and simple living

This spring my family and I stayed for ten days at a small Bed and Breakfast, Baan Rao, on the island of Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. And the way the lovely family that owns and runs the Bed and Breakfast live their life, made me remember a dream that occasionally pops up in my...
Ett Hem Stockholm hotel

Ett Hem Stockholm hotel

Ett Hem (a home in English) is a new hotel in Stockholm situated in a classic townhouse in a peaceful residential area called Lärkstan. Ett Hem just got 12 rooms and each of them are designed individually in a personal and relaxed manner by Ilse Crawford. We wanted to continue the story of this house...
Signature suites by Lagranja Design at the Madera hotel in Hong Kong

Signature suites by Lagranja Design at the Madera hotel in Hong Kong

Barcelona based design studio Lagranja has just finished the signature suites at the top four floors of a new hotel in Kowloon, a district in Hong Kong and probably the place with the highest population density in the planet. It’s called Hotel Madera, a Spanish name that leaves little room for doubt. An oasis of...
A Good Hotel in San Francisco

A Good Hotel in San Francisco

When travelling you will find hotels with different identities based on a lot of different thematic ideas. Good Hotel in San Francisco has a nice and important theme – doing good. Creative home made furniture in the reception area, bikes you can borrow, toilets that saves water and wise words here and there. On top...
Warm winter, japanese style.

Warm winter, japanese style.

Commonly referred as nabe (なべ), nabemono (鍋物) is the term referring to all varieties of Japanese one pot dishes. There is nothing as effective to warm the winter like a soup. But in East Asia, it is also believed that sharing from one and the same pot makes for closer relationships. Very much like the...